e-Safety Resources for Parents
Tips and advice for keeping your family safe online:
How to set up the parental controls offered by your Internet service provider (BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media), if you not using a more advanced solution like Sophos Home: Click here to download
Other resources for parents from the UK Safer Internet Centre: Go to UK Safer Internet website
Google Family Safety Centre: Go to website
Sophos Home – Free security and web-filtering
Sophos has recently released Sophos Home, a free security product for home computers. Sophos Home protects both Macs and PCs from malicious software, inappropriate websites and viruses. Listed as one of “The Best Free Antivirus Utilities for 2016” from PC Mag, you get business-grade security to protect your family online. https://www.sophos.com/lp/sophos-home.aspx
Advanced Computer Security
Sophos Home will remove malware, viruses, ransomware, and malicious apps and programs. It goes far beyond signature-based prevention of known malware. Sophos Home correlates suspicious behaviors and activities using real-time threat intelligence from SophosLabs.
Block Unwanted Content
Control the content your family can view with web filtering. Easily decide what to allow, warn, or block for each computer. Sophos will also automatically block websites that contain malware and viruses, bad websites pretending to be legitimate, and phishing attacks.
Easy to Install and Manage
Quickly register and begin adding computers in no time. Installation is fast and you can start a virus scan or add new web filters immediately. Secure computers located anywhere in the world. Enjoy no ads, pop-ups, or prompts to enter credit card information.